Feb 27, 2021  
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[3 Credits]
This course will provide students with a systematic and selective overview of the conceptual approaches necessary to investigate the impact of social context on the health of populations. Among the social processes to be examined are social inequalities (including social class differences as well as the effects of income inequality per se), social capital and social cohesion, social networks and neighborhood characteristics. The course will include discussion of methods related to the study of social factors across multiple levels. The course will be taught as a seminar. Some analytic writing will be required. Previous exposure to social science methods and theory is advised, but not required. Prerequisite: EPID 6211